Rebecca Kwee

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Rebecca is a writer and educator who creates stories and curricula on decolonization. Her writing on postcolonial identity and culture is published or forthcoming in Hyperallergic, Shenandoah Literary, and Singapore Unbound. She collects obscure facts on Southeast Asian plants on her Instagram @decolonizemyspice, which she is shamelessly sharing here.


Cover Photo: A durian—a green fruit the size of a melon with a spiky outer shell—cut open to reveal the sweet pillowy yellow flesh inside
Learning to Live with Durians Again

Was my rejection of the durian, Southeast Asia’s King of Fruits, a betrayal of my cultural identity, of my life in Singapore?

Oct 18, 2021